|Chris Hedges on America's, 'Empire of Illusion, The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle' - Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio|
Talk Nation Radio for May 20, 2009 Chris Hedges on America's, 'Empire of Illusion, The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle' TRT: 29:38 Produced by Dori Smith Award winning journalist and author Chris Hedges discusses his new book and describes America's failed policy in Afghanistan. We discuss his piece in www.Truthdig.com "The Disease of Permanent War" and look at Pentagon propaganda under President Barack Obama...
Keywords: Chris Hedges; Empire of Illusion; The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle; John Murphy; COW; Coast Guard Commencement protest; Rhode Island; Afghanistan; Pakistan; Iraq; US War; economy; permanent war economy
Downloads: 2,511 (1 review)
|CT Voting Machine Security Protocols Give LHS Action Plan Responsibilities - Dori Smith, WHUS producer|
During the recount of Connecticut's 2nd district in 2006 a staff person of LHS Associates, vendor for the state's Diebold machines, opened up a machine and made a memory card switch. He used a card that had been in his possession, not one that was on site. This was in violation of Connecticut protocols issued by the Secretary of State's office, and to make matters worse, three LHS staff members said they had seen the protocols but planned to violate them anyway...
Keywords: voting machine; security; Diebold; Connecticut; failure; Talk Nation Radio; Dori Smith; Professor Michael Fischer; Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz; Deputy Secretary of State Leslie Mara; Bob Fitrakis; Free Press; security protocols lacking; LHS Associate
|Escaping our Web of Debt with Ellen Hodgson Brown - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for April 3, 2009 Ellen Hodgson Brown, escaping the global web of debt Part 1: How we can work toward saving the US economy, one state bank at a time...Part 2, now available for download here: http://www.archive.org/details/EllenHodgsonBrownEscapingTheWebOfDebtPart2 Produced by Dori Smith at WHUS, FM 91.7, a Pacifica Affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT: 29:28 Ellen Hodgson Brown discusses, Web of Debt, on the US Federal Reserve, the so called Money Trus...
Keywords: Ellen Brown; Ellen Hodgson Brown; international banking; mark to market; Bank for International Settlements; Switzerland; US banking industry; why North Dakota has a state bank; and why all states should have one; saving the US economy; one state bank at a time
|Francis A. Boyle on the case against Bush and potential war with Iran - Dori Smith, WHUS Radio, University of Connecticut|
Talk Nation Radio for June 18, 2008 Francis A. Boyle on the case against Bush and potential war with Iran George W. Bush could be indicted at the state level for murder with malice aforethought, that according to internationally recognized legal expert Francis A. Boyle of the School of Law at the University of Illinois. According to Boyle, President Bush deceived US soldiers about the reason for sending them to Iraq...
Keywords: Francis A. Boyle; international law; human rights law; University of Illinois; try Bush for murder; malice aforethought; case against George W. Bush for murder; US soldiers deceived; lied to soldiers about Iraqi WMD; try Bush for murder; state level; will U.S. and Israel attack Iran?
|Ellen Hodgson Brown, Escaping the Web of Debt part 2 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio April 9, 2009 Ellen Hodgson Brown, escaping the global web of debt (Part Two) We hear about the founding of a state bank, something that could help states become solvent. In part 1 we heard Ellen Hodgson Brown describe the success of the founders of North Dakota in establishing a non partisan state bank that is still functional and thriving. States could save on interest, use their own banks to borrow, invest, and manage state funds...
Keywords: Ellen Hodgson Brown; Talk Nation Radio; found a state bank; North Dakota's state bank is solvent; what the US can do to help save the economy; one state at a time
|Medea Benjamin on Gaza Freedom March December 29, 2009 - Dori Smith|
Medea Benjamin on Gaza Freedom March set for December 29, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for November 19, 2009 Medea Benjamin on the Gaza Freedom March set for December 29, 2009 Gaza Freedom March 2009 We discuss the climate for war vs peace, America and the Middle East as the group Codepink gears up for the Gaza Freedom March. Hundreds of international citizens are set to pour across the Egyptian border carrying a message of hope about peace and justice...
Keywords: Medea Benjamin; Gaza Freedom March; hundreds to cross Egyptian border into Gaza December 29; 2009
|Savannah GA District Attorney Spencer Lawton defends original trial of Troy Anthony Davis - Dori Smith, WHUS Storrs, Talk Nation Radio|
Talk Nation Radio for October 23, 2008 Chatham County Georgia District Attorney Spencer Lawton on Troy Anthony Davis: Unreliable evidence at trial defended by original prosecutor in Davis case TRT:30:08 Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS Storrs, FM 91.7 at the University of CT, a Pacifica Affiliate Station Download at Pacifica at http://www.audioport.org or use this URL: http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=program-info&program_id=22025&nav=type&session=64e891c6db865f978982f3787285630b& Or go to http...
Keywords: Troy Anthony Davis; death penalty; Savannah Georgia; District Attorney Spencer Lawton; witnesses; police coercion; affidavits; Georgia Supreme Court; U.S. Supreme Court; Attorney Deirdre O'Connor; Innocence Matters; Attorney Kathleen A. Behan; Attorney Ezekiel Edwards; eyewitness expert; Innocence Project
|CODEPINK's Pam Rasmussen and Gael Murphy in Gaza - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for March 11, 2009 Messages from Gaza, CODEPINK's Pam Rasmussen and Gael Murphy We hear about the delegation's progress, learn more about what they have been seeing, and hear a first hand report about a war crime as described to CODEPINK by survivors. Produced by Dori Smith, FM 91.7 WHUS Radio at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT:30:08 Download at Pacifica's Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Two members of a peace delegation to Gaza speak out abou...
Keywords: war crimes; Israeli soldiers; Gaza; Gaza War; Israeli Defense Force; Netanyahu; Palestinian; trade; borders; settlements; CODEPINK; aid; medical care; medicine; hospitals bombed; clinics destroyed
|Talk Nation Radio Election Coverage - Special with Brad Friedman on ACORN allegations 10-10-08 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio Election Coverage 2008 with Dori Smith and with Brad Friedman of Brad Blog RNC and McCain-Palin campaign allegations against ACORN during conference call 10-10-08. Republicans have launched systematic campaigns to use ACORN to discredit Democrats during several Presidential elections. By the time the press catches up to the truth, elections have already been held. TRT: 59:52 long music fade of 1:36 We're fact checking the conference in which Missouri Governor Matt Blunt and McC...
Keywords: ACORN; allegations by the McCain-Palin campaign; debunked by various members of ACORN; Brad Friedman of Bradblog.com takes on the McCain campaign over allegations --AGAIN--of voter registration fraud by ACORN
Downloads: 500 (1 review)
|Jerry Lembcke on his book, Hanoi Jane, War, Sex and Fantasies of Betrayal - Dori Smith|
Scholar and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Lembcke joins us to talk about propaganda, myths, and war, from Vietnam to Iraq September 9th, 2010 Talk Nation Radio for September 9, 2010 Scholar and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Lembcke joins us to talk about propaganda, myths, and war, from Vietnam to Iraq. Who betrayed U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War era? Who is betraying them today? We discuss the similarities along with imagery in popular culture that now substitutes for real history lessons...
Keywords: Jerry Lembke; war; sex; and fantasies of betrayal; hanoi jane; jane fonda
|Jacob Heilbrunn, author of 'They Knew they were Right, The Rise of the Neocons' on John McCain - Dori Smith, WHUS and Pacifica producer|
Talk Nation Radio for February 26, 2008 Interview with Jacob Heilbrunn, author of 'They Knew they were Right, The Rise of the Neocons' Jacob Heilbrunn is senior editor at 'The National Interest', a publication of the Nixon Center. He describes himself as a 'former neocon', though any sympathies he may have had with members of this movement appear to have fallen by the wayside. Over the next two programs Jacob Heilbrunn provides his views on the foreign policies of neocons and the campaign of Joh...
Keywords: John McCain; Jacob Heilbrunn; neocon; neoconservative; Iraq War; Iran; second front; Israel; McCain advisor CIA Director James Woolsey; Norman Podhoretz; former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton; Brandon Friedman; votevets.org; election 2008; campaign; political campaign
|A Terrible Mistake, Frank Albarelli on the Murder of Frank Olson and Secret CIA Cold War Experiments - Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio|
Talk Nation Radio for April 28, 2010 PLEASE USE THIS Version Special series on accountability for the US and Israel: the intelligence world. H.P. Albarelli Jr. joins us to talk about his 2009 book, A Terrible Mistake, the Murder of Frank Olson and the CIAâs Cold War Experiments. You can read the first chapter here. Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:04 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org H.P...
Keywords: LSD; CIA; MKULTRA; ARTICHOKE; BLUEBIRD; Murder of Frank Olson; Book by Hank Albarelli; H.P. Albarelli Jr; A Terrible Mistake; the Murder of Frank Olson; and the CIA's Secret Cold War History
|The 2008 Economic Crash 101 with Professor Stephen L. Ross of UCONN - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for October 8, 2008 2008 Economic Crash 101 with Professor Stephen L. Ross Produced by Dori Smith, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT A Pacifica Network Affiliate 29:46 America is in crisis as college students and their families have begun to worry about where to get shrinking student loan dollars. Professor Ross says his best initial advice is start early, and apply for student loan funds from more than one bank...
Keywords: Economic crisis of 2008 101 with Professor Stephen L. Ross; Steve Ross; University of Connecticut; UCONN; financing social programs; Sen. Bob Casey; Pennsylvania; says Obama's social plans will not be affected by $700 billion dollar bail out
|The Outer Limit of CIA Crime, LSD and Murder, H.P. Albarelli Jr on Talk Nation Radio - Dori Smith|
The Outer Limit of CIA Crime, LSD and Murder, H.P. Albarelli Jr on Talk Nation Radio Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org. We continue our discussion with H.P. Albarelli Jr., author of the ground breaking book, âA Terrible Mistake, the Murder of Frank Olson and the CIAâs Secret Cold War Experimentsâ. We are discussing top-secret operations involving mind control and the use of LSD and other chemicals...
Keywords: CIA; LSD; MKULTRA; H.P.Albarelli Jr; A Terrible Mistake
|Danny Schechter on his new book, Plunder, Investigating our Economic Calamity - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio interview with media critic Danny Schechter. Plunder: Investigating our Economic Calamity Mike Stark provides his reaction to the news that Troy Anthony Davis got a hearing at the U.S. Supreme Court. A stay of execution came less than two hours before he was to be executed. The Davis family and his attorneys breathed a sigh of relief but the case is still pending and the high court could decide not to hear the brief after all...
Keywords: Danny Schechter; Plunder: Investigating our Economic Calamity
|Fix Diebold Voting Machines - Issues Before November Vote - Dori Smith, WHUS and Pacifica producer|
Talk Nation Radio for February 14, 2008 Fix Diebold Voting Machines - Issues Before November Vote Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, Professor Alex Shvartsman, Deputy Secretary of State Lesley Mara, and Connecticut Registrars discuss problems with the voting machines and security protocols set up to use them. TRT:29:36 We speak with Connecticut registrars of voter from New Canaan where a voting machine broke down in 2007 and LHS guided a mid election repair...
Keywords: Diebold; Premier Election Solution; Dr. Rebecca Mercuri; Professor Alex Shvartsman; Deputy Secretary of State Lesley Mara; Registrars of New Canaan CT; Alec Yasinsac; voting machine failure; mid election repair; chaos at Connecticut polling places; LHS Associates
|Norman Finkelstein on Gaza, University of Connecticut April 7, 2009 - Dori Smith|
Part One Norman Finkelstein on Gaza and Saeed Ahghari M.D., just back from Gaza April 10th, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for April 8, 2009 This show features part one of a longer talk by Norman Finkelstein on Gaza which we will upload in the next few days. Dr. Saeed Ahghari visited Gaza as an emergency medicine specialist treating wounded and assessing the crisis for civilians. TRT:29:54 Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS, Storrs, CT We hear from Middle East expert Norman Finkelstein who spoke at the Univer...
Keywords: Norman Finkelstein at UCONN April 7; 2009; on Gaza
|Law Prof Francis A. Boyle talks about his new book, Protesting Power: War, Resistance, and Law - Talk Nation Radio is produced and hosted by Dori Smith at the University of Connecticut station WHUS in Storrs, CT|
In Sept. he warned about the guns of August in Counterpunch. Now that August is here there is a sudden upsurge in Neocon media presence and former DCI James Woolsey has issued calls on CNN for air strikes against Iran. But the most ominous development is the sending of another US carrier to the Persian Gulf. We look at ways to protest, resist, and call a halt to the war plans plus impeach Bush/Cheney.
Keywords: Iran; US air strikes; US Navy; guns of August; Neocons; Bush; Cheney; Woolsey; US Military in Iraq; potential war against Iran; Francis A. Boyle; Protesting Power: War; Resistance; and Law
|Ian Williams and Dave Lindorff talk about al Zaidi incident and what US reporters can learn from it - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 18, 2008 Ian Williams and Dave Lindorff talk about what US reporters can learn from al-Zaidi incident. Produced by Dori Smith at FM 91.7, WHUS Radio, a Pacifica affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT:29:39 Download weekly at Archive.org, Radio4all.net and audioport.org We discuss the global surge in venting anger at George W. Bush sparked by Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi...
Keywords: Muntazer al-Zaidi; shoe; President George W. Bush; Baghdad; Iraq; conditions for women and children; hospitals in dire circumstances; no doctors; Dahr Jamail; U.S. War in Iraq; occupation; Ian Williams; Bush would rather get shoe than hardball question; Dave Lindorff; shoe has become a symbol; Code Pink
|The BP Spill, litigation, and health dangers from Pesticides - Dori Smith|
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Patti Goldman, Earth Justice, on the BP Spill, Dispersant Chemicals, and Risks from Pesticides See: Litigant, Gulf Restoration Network, at www.earthjustice.org Talk Nation Radio for June 2, 2010 The BP Spill, litigation, and health dangers from Pesticides Interview with Patti Goldman, Patti Goldman is Vice President for Litigation, at Earth Justice Environmental Law Plus ADHD and other Affects from Pesticides In this report: Corexit, BP, Oil Spill, Earth Justice, link bet...
Keywords: Patti Goldman; Earth Justice; litigation against BP; MMS; and work of
|Jamshid A. Marvasti on MidEast Violence, Causes and Cures - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for January 15, 2009 Jamshid A. Marvasti M.D. on MidEast Violence, Causes and Cures Dr. Marvasti is an Iranian-American citizen and he discusses the impact of the Israeli Palestinian War on societies in Israel, Palestine, and the USA. This is part one of a two hour discussion where we explore his recent book in context with breaking news of Gaza. Total Running Time: 29:01 Produced by Dori Smith, at WHUS FM 91.7, a Pacifica Affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, C...
Keywords: Israel; Palestine; Dr. Jamshid A. Marvasti; Homeland Security; the impact of war and occupation; trauma; psychiatry
|Israel May Attack Iran, Journalist Gareth Porter and Coleen Rowley - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 5, 2010 Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, Connecticut The Neocons are still angling for war with Iran, according to Gareth Porter, and Israel could be on the verge of making sure they get it. Weâll hear the rest of our conversation with journalist, author, and historian, Gareth Porter. And then former FBI Special Agent, Coleen Rowley of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity joins us about their warning to President Obama that Israel may bomb Iran...
Keywords: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity; Colleen Rowley; former FBI agent; journalist and author Gareth Porter; Israel may attack Iran; documents forged; Israeli Mossad; former IAEA Ollie Heinonen
|Accountability for US and Israeli Leaders: A complaint to ICC on Bush et al and US Politics as usual re Israel and Palestine - Dori Smith|
Accountability for US and Israeli Leaders: A complaint to ICC on Bush et al and itâs US Politics as usual re Israel and Palestine Special on Accountability pt 2, all stand alone, free to all community radio, net and public radio stations. Talk Nation Radio for April 15, 2010 Francis A. Boyle, Nanjundiah Sadanand, Accountability for US and Israeli Leaders: A complaint to ICC on Bush et al and itâs US Politics as usual re Israel and Palestine TRT:29:16 Talk Nation Radio is produced in St...
Keywords: Francis A. Boyle; Bushtothehague.org; Complaint to the ICC against Bush et al; Rendition; Israel and Palestine; settlements; CT Congressmen Joe Courtney; D-2nd; Chris Murphy; D-5th; voted yes on H. Res. 867; Prof. Nanjundiah Sadanand; CCSU; how yes votes on reject Goldstone resolution reflect political and economic needs of politicians
|NRDC Warns Pet Owners about Risks of Pesticides in Flea and Tick Products - Dori Smith, WHUS, Storrs|
Talk Nation Radio for July 24, 2008 The Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC, has published a new report on the dangers of pet products that contain pesticides. They can harm or even kill pets and they are also a threat to people, particularly pregnant women and children. The NRDC warns pet owners against the use of products containing Permethrin and other Pyrethroid chemicals such as Phenethrin and Cyphenethrin...
Keywords: Hartz Mountain; Sergeants; Flea and Tick Products; pet deaths; elversonpuzzle.com; pet owners say flea and tick drops killed their dogs; cats
|Norman Finkelstein on Gaza and Saeed Ahghari MD who is just back from Gaza - Dori Smith|
Norman Finkelstein on Gaza and Saeed Ahghari M.D., just back from Gaza April 10th, 2009 Active links: http://talknationradio.com/?p=277 Talk Nation Radio for April 9, 2009 Norman Finkelstein on Gaza and Saeed Ahghari M.D., just back from Gaza This show features part one of a longer talk by Norman Finkelstein on Gaza which we will upload in the next few days. Dr. Saeed Ahghari visited Gaza as an emergency medicine specialist treating wounded and assessing the crisis for civilians...
Keywords: Gaza; Norman Finkelstein; Saeed Ahghari MD; Storrs; Talk Nation Radio
|Jim Lobe on MidEast policymakers, Dr. Joel Kovel on termination from Bard over critique of Zionism - Dori Smith, WHUS|
Talk Nation Radio for February 25, 2009 Jim Lobe on MidEast policymakers, Dr. Joel Kovel on termination from Bard over critique of Zionism: President Obama to Dennis Ross, and AIPAC, you can't always get what you want. TRT: 29:10 Produced by Dori Smith at WHUS, FM 91.7 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT Download at Pacifica's Audioport here: http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=program-info&program_id=24353&nav=type&session=29588b881d412578dc1a10b14f0e0f6e& and at http://www.radio4a...
Keywords: Jim Lobe; Dennis Ross; Elliot Abrams; Charles W. Freeman; Chas Freeman; Iran; Israel; Palestinians; Gaza War; Zionism; Joel Kovel terminated from Bard College for criticizing Israel and critique of Zionism
|Richard Falk, Silence is Not an Option - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 24, 2008 Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur on the Palestinian Territories Silence is Not an Option Richard Falk was detained in an Israeli holding cell with 20 other detainees, strip searched, and then deported after issuing a strong call for Israeli leaders to respect the human rights of Palestinians. He has also called for an investigation into Israel's violations of a truce with Hamas by the ICC, International Criminal Court Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS FM 91....
Keywords: Richard Falk; UN; human rights; GAZA; Palestinian; occupied territories; West Bank and Gaza Strip deaths caused by Israeli blockade
|Phyllis Bennis and Josh Reubner on Israel's Gaza Assault - Dori Smith|
Phyllis Bennis and Josh Ruebner on Israelâs Gaza Assault December 31st, 2008 Talk Nation Radio for December 31, 2008 Israelâs Attack on the Gaza Strip could not take place without US weapons, says Josh Ruebner of the Campaign to End the Occupation. Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS Radio FM 91.7, a Pacifica Affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT: 30:00 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport and at radio4all.net and www.archive.org We move through several days of news coverage on Is...
Keywords: Gaza; Phyllis Bennis; Josh Reubner; Talk Nation Radio interviews; Hamas; Israeli air strikes; ICC; International Criminal Court; Richard Falk; news updates on Gaza; what should Barack Obama do; petition; open letter to Barack Obama from End the Occupation; of occupied territories Palestine
|Jen Marlowe, on her play, There is a Field, the life and death of Palestinian Aseel Asleh in context - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 26, 2010 A Call to Theatrical Action from Jen Marlowe Jen Marlowe on her play, There is a Field, the life and death of Palestinian Aseel Asleh in context Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT Download at Pacifica's Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org www.donkeysaddle.org For information on how to do a dramatic reading or performance of the play, There is a Field...
Keywords: Aseel Asleh; Jen Marlowe; There is a Field; Rumi; Palestinians; Israelis; deaths on Land Day; October 2000 known as black october; deaths related to second intifada and Sharon policies; Israeli security forces shoot 17 year old at point blank range in the head; former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
|Dahr Jamail, Gulf Seafood Not Safe, and Idrees Kamal, Pakistani Aid Efforts Need US Help - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 19, 2010 WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PAKISTANI'S HELP THEMSELVES And, Fishermen turn whistle blower to expose extensive use of dispersant, and continued presence of massive amounts of oil in Gulf of Mexico. Dahr Jamail, Gulf Seafood Not Safe, and Idrees Kamal, Pakistani Aid Efforts Need US Help Journalist Dahr Jamail talks about shocking report from Gulf of Mexico in Inter Press Service News and Truthout.org and Idrees Kamal describes their small but effective aid progra...
Keywords: Seafood from Gulf of Mexico not safe; chemical dispersants; corexit; Dahr Jamail; on his TruthOut.org report; Uncovering The Lies That Are Sinking The Oil; Idrees Kamal; Nowshera Pakistan; anti poverty and rights group becomes emergency aid organization to help flood victims; what you can to to help Pakistanis help themselves
|Journalist Mark Benjamin of Salon.com talks about Obama's plans on torture - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for November 19, 2008 Mark Benjamin on an Obama plan for a torture commission TRT: 29:09 Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS, University of CT., Storrs, CT Music fades We speak with journalist Mark Benjamin of Salon.com about his November 13th story on President elect Barack Obama, and what Obama might or might not do to hold members of the Bush administration accountable for torture. Sources tell Benjamin that the incoming Obama-Biden administration may launch a special commission on...
Keywords: Barack Obama on torture; commission; Mark Benjamin; Iraq War; blanket pardon; Bush Administration pardons; immunity for torture; prosecution of George Bush and Dick Cheney; learning more about what happened through commission on torture; U.S. justice department; torture committed by the CIA
|Dahr Jamail Lecture at ECSU on Reinventing Journalism in a Time of War - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for October 14, 2009 Dahr Jamail Lecture at ECSU on Reinventing Journalism in a Time of War Special thanks to Promoting Enduring Peace, and Professor Helma De Vries, Political Science Dept., at ECSU, Eastern Connecticut State University, in Willimantic, CT, who coordinated the event where Dahr Jamail spoke. Thanks also to Eastern Connecticut State University, their technical division, staff, and the human rights group on campus, for welcoming Dahr Jamail for this taped event...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail lecture; ECSU; Eastern Connecticut State University; Willimantic; CT; Promoting Enduring Peace; Special Thanks to ECSU and to Prof. Helma De Vries; Political Science Dept; soldiers who refuse to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan being stripped of benefits
|Bush Pardons must be stopped says Bob Fertik of Democrats.com - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 4, 2008 Bush Pardons Must be Stopped says Bob Fertik of Democrats.com Petitions to stop Bush Pardons and in support of NY Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler's bill to prevent Bush's pardons of Vice President Cheney, Scooter Libby, and others involved in programs like rendition, torture, wiretapping of Americans, and other illegal activities. http://democrats.com/nadler-pardons http://www.democrats.com/corrupt-pardons-have-bad-consequences and http://www.house.gov/apps/...
Keywords: Bob Fertik; Democrats.com; corrupt-pardons-have-bad-consequences; news on Bush pardons; can Bush pardon himself and Vice President Cheney; what about CIA officers involved in torture; rendition; or pardoning those who outted Plame; or those corporate CEOs who approved wiretapping innocent Americans for the Bush administration illegally; executive pardons; D Rep. Jerrold Nadler; New York; opposes Bush Pardons
|11th Circuit Court gives Troy Anthony Davis new hope for an appeal - Dori Smith, WHUS, Talk Nation Radio|
This weekâs Sprouts: 11th Circuit Court gives Troy Anthony Davis new hope for an appeal Today on Sprouts we look at the original trial, the evidence, and efforts to win a new trial for Troy Davis or at least review of evidence by the 11th Circuit Court in GA. Produced by: Dori Smith, WHUS, Storrs, CT Left KU Channel Thursday, October 30, 2008 3PM EST TRT: 28:01 The original prosecutor in the Troy Davis case, Savannah, GA District Attorney Spencer Lawton, offers a revealing look back at the case...
Keywords: Savannah Georgia DA; Troy Anthony Davis trial; Martina Correia critical of Lawton's version of events; Attorney Deirdre O'Connor; Innocence Matters; critical of Lawton; the Innocence Project 223 cases of wrongful conviction; 130 people freed from death row; eye witness testimony often contributes to wrongful convictions
|Dahr Jamail on US Military Policy in Iraq, Still a Failure in 2009 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for March 19, 2009 Dahr Jamail on US Military Policy in Iraq: Still a Failure and where do we go from here? TRT: 29:41 with 12 sec music fade Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS FM 91.7 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT We are pleased to interview award winning journalist Dahr Jamail who returned from Iraq two weeks ago and has been writing about the January elections, ongoing violence, the loss of Iraqi culture, increasing poverty, environmental damage, and lack of acces...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail; just back from Iraq March 2009; Iraq War policy still a failure; President Obama; foreign policy in Iraq; no US soldiers have come home yet; reconstruction failures; water pollution; security still poor; lack of health care; increasing poverty and unemployment
|Journalist Graham Usher with breaking news and analysis from Islamabad Pakistan 12 11 08 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 10, 2008 Journalist Graham Usher with breaking news and analysis from Islamabad Pakistan Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:40 Download at Pacifica's Audioport or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org (various formats) Journalist Graham Usher joins us from Islamabad Pakistan to discuss the climate there in the wake of the deaths of 171 people, murdered at various locations in Mumbai, India's financial and tourist district in late November...
Keywords: Lashkar-e-Taiba; arrests; charity wing Jamaat-ud-Dawa; Graham Usher; journalist; Islamabad; Pakistan; Mumbai killings; November 2008; reporting December 11 2008
|Josh Ruebner, U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation discusses the U.S. led talks between Palestinians and Israelis - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 3, 2010 Josh Ruebner on Israeli and Palestinian Talks in DC He is national advocacy director for the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation And Marine Biologist Dr. Samantha Joye, Journalist Dahr Jamail, chemical dispersants breaking up oil but making toxicity in Gulf of Mexico worse. First, this news about an oil and natural gas platform explosion about 100 miles off Louisiana's central coast in the Gulf of Mexico...
Keywords: Josh Ruebner; peace talks; September 2010; U.S. campaign to end the Israeli occupation; B'tselem; Hamas attack kills Israeli civilians; settlers; settler movement violence kills Palestinian civilians; Obama administration; Second oil and natural gas platform explosion in Gulf of Mexico September 3; 2010
|David Lindorff on Obama Victory, Triage of Issues - Dori Smith, WHUS|
Talk Nation Radio for November 5, 2008 David Lindorff on Obama Victory, Triage of Issues Produced by Dori Smith at WHUS FM 91.7 a Pacifica Affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT: 29:42 Download at Pacifica's Audioport or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net David Lindorff is a two time Fulbright Scholar, investigative journalist, and author of three books: 'This Canât Be Happening: Resisting the Disintegration of American Democracy'; 'Killing Time: An Investigation Into the De...
Keywords: Barack Obama and Joe Biden; what should be on their triage list? Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; economic crisis; global warming; are on top of Obama's list; let's add reforms to America's intelligence agencies; end Cheney's second tier operations office to restore US security and prevent another Barksdale incident; cut US Military spending; end wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; do not repeat errors of Bush and Cheney war on terror
|Frank Barat, Coordinator, Russell Tribunal on Palestine, on Israel, the EU, and the USA,, War Crimes Violations in Palestine - Dori Smith|
Frank Barat, Israel, the EU, and the USA, War Crimes Violations in Palestine Talk Nation Radio Special for April 7, 2010 Frank Barat, Russell Tribunal on Palestine, Accountability Special: Israel, the EU, the USA, War Crimes Violations in Palestine TRT: 29:29 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here if you are a member or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net. This is the first of our series on accountability, global efforts to prevent war crimes and repressive policies in a decade of war and occupatio...
Keywords: Palestine; Palestinian; Gaza; Frank Barat; Russell Tribunal on Palestine; war crimes tribunal; people's tribunal; white phosphorus; illegal weapons used in Gaza War by Israel; provided by US and EU; boycott; divestment; sanctions; ISM
|Bill Israel on his forthcoming book about Karl Rove and Rove's likely advice for John McCain's campa - Dori Smith, WHUS and Pacifica producer|
Talk Nation Radio for February 21, 2008 Bill Israel on his forthcoming book about Karl Rove and Rove's likely advice for John McCain's campaign TRT:29:46 Produced by Dori Smith at WHUS, a Pacifica Affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT After the Wisconsin primary the clear front runners in the campaign for the White House are Republican John Mccain and Democrat Barack Obama. And this week's show marks the first in a series of shows on what may be described as a battle for reali...
Keywords: Karl Rove; Bill Israel; new book; Stealing Reality: the Rise of the Right; the Fracture of News; the Lessons of Karl Rove
|Stephen Zunes, Gaza Freedom Flotilla Attack, Breaking News Analysis - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation RAdio Special Dr. Stephen Zunes, Gaza Freedom Flotilla Attack, Breaking News Analysis TRT: 29:29 Stephen Zunes is chair of the program in Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco. He is a senior policy analyst for the Foreign Policy in Focus project of the Institute for Policy Studies. And author of several books on the MidEast and international social movements on the region, including Tinderbox, and NonViolent Soc...
Keywords: Dr. Stephen Zunes; Gaza Freedom Ships attacked in International Waters; what Obama should do; what this means for Israel; conditions in Israel; Palestine
|GI's Pressured to Pray are Suing DOD and Defense Sect Robert Gates - Dori Smith, WHUS producer|
GI's Pressured to Pray are Suing DOD and Defense Sect Robert Gates (October 9, 2007) (corrected version) Pray to a Christian God or pay while serving in the U.S. Military in Iraq? U.S. Army Specialist Jeremy Hall named Major Freddy J. Welborn in a federal lawsuit filed September 17, 2007 in Kansas. The suit also names U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a watchdog organization, is co-defendant...
Keywords: Military Religious Freedom Foundation; Mikey Weinstein; Iraq; U.S. soldiers forced to pray; Dori Smith; Talk Nation Radio
|Paul Waldman of Media Matters on his new book, Free Ride, John McCain and the Media - Dori Smith, WHUS, Pacifica Network|
Talk Nation Radio for 3/13/2008 10:00 AM John McCain's Free Ride with the US Media Paul Waldman of Media Matters on his new book, 'Free Ride, John McCain and the Media' "There is a good deal of rewriting of history that's going on. McCain would have people believe that he was critical of the Bush strategy from the beginning. That he has been a great critic of the war and that he called for Donald Rumsfeld's resignation...
Keywords: John McCain; cosy with US press; Media Matters; Paul Waldman; co author with Media Matters Founder David Brock of the book; 'Free Ride; John McCain and the Media'; real story of John McCain and efforts for Airbus; Boeing; Paxton Communications; Vicki Iseman; plus what McCain really said about Iraq; what McCain said about Vietnamese people; racist comments; Bill Bennett; you could abort every black baby to reduce crime; CNN; Fox; conservatives get away with racist remarks
|Attorney Francis A. Boyle and Amnesty International's Zahir Janmohamed on Gaza War Crimes - Dori Smith, WHUS|
Talk Nation Radio for February 2, 2009 Attorney Francis A. Boyle and Amnesty International's Zahir Janmohamed on Gaza War Crimes Produced by Dori Smith at Pacifica Affiliate Station WHUS in Storrs, CT TRT:29:33 We hear part two of our interview with international Law expert Francis A. Boyle who is calling for a war crimes tribunal on Gaza through the UN General Assembly. And Zahir Janmohamed of Amnesty International joins us to talk about his organization's latest appeal for an impartial investi...
Keywords: Gaza; war crimes; Israeli; leaders could be charged; Amnesty International demands impartial investigation; seeks Congressional support for investigation into Israel's use of US made arms; Francis A. Boyle; international law; questions surrounding an Israeli soldier who shot little children in Gaza while their Grandmother waved a white flag; other crimes; Gaza flattened; like a moonscape says Amnesty International
|Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza, Lebanon, analysis with scholars - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for 2 18 09 Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS FM 91.7 Radio for the People at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT We hear from MidEast scholars Jennifer Loewenstein, Francis A. Boyle, and Conn Hallinan. First these news updates on raq, Afghanistan and Gaza: The web page ideabeats.org has an archive of Bush audio and video on the Iraq War. It soon becomes obvious that the entire Bush administration was lying its way into an invasion, war, and occupation of Iraq, and then join...
Keywords: news updates mideast
|Darryl Li on Israel's Gaza Plans, hunger for political and legal rights as well as basic necessity - Dori Smith|
November 27th, 2008 Talk Nation Radio for November 26, 2008 Produced by Dori Smith at WHUS, FM 91.7, a Pacifica Affiliate station at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT: 26:53 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net MidEast Scholar and Yale Law School JD candidate Darryl Li, joins us to talk about his article in Middle East Report online, âDisengagement and the Frontiers of Zionism.â In his piece that appeared February 16, 2008 Darryl Li comments: âTa...
Keywords: Palestinians divided; people of Gaza; Palestinian rights; human rights; political and legal rights; Darryl Li
|Jennifer Loewenstein on Israeli Elections and the Palestinians - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio February 12, 2009 Jennifer Lowenstein on Israel's Election, what the hard move to the right means to Palestinians Palestinians see little difference between the two top candidates still vying for power, Netanyahu and Livni. Their policies in the Occupied Territories will likely be the same. But the dangerous Avigdor Lieberman represents Kahane's banned Kach Party, nationalists and Jewish supremacists seeking loyalty oaths and possibly the expulsion of Palestinians from Israel, ...
Keywords: Israel; election; palestinians; maer khane; kach; hard right; occupied territories
|Venezuela and Colombia, current events in historical context - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for April 10, 2008 James W. Russell is an expert on Latin American history and social and political economics. He teaches sociology and directs the Latin American Studies Program at Eastern Connecticut State University and is author of the 2006 book, 'Double Standard, Social Policy in Europe and the United States'. In this two part special will discuss recent events in Venezuela in historical context...
Keywords: Venezuela; Chavez; referendum; winner; contest; what Venezuelan people think about referendum; socialist government; Chavez may have; analysis of Chavez and referendum
|CODEPINK nears destination of Rafah Crossing, USM Retired Col Ann Wright speaks to Talk Nation Radio - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio special for Friday March 6, 2009 60 Codepink and Women for Peace delegation near the Rafah Crossing, Dori Smith interviews USM Retired Col. Ann Wright We celebrate International Women's Day 2009 with coverage of CODEPINK. They organized a peace delegation to Gaza and are now gathering at the Rafah crossing with mostly women and a few young people and men. The delegates come from various countries including Pakistan, Egypt, and the US, and they will be meeting up with Israeli wo...
Keywords: Gaza; CODEPINK delegation; International Women's Day; USM Col Ann Wright; retired; with Medea Benjamin; Cindy and Craig Corrie; Alice Walker; and 60 others want to help the people of Gaza after the war; will the Israeli and Egyptian Governments let them cross?
|Medea Benjamin returns to Gaza with writer Alice Walker and fifty delegates for peace - Dori Smith, WHUS|
Talk Nation Radio special March 1, 2009 âNever again means not anyone, not anywhere â or it means nothing at allâ, says our guest on Talk Nation Radioâs special, Medea Benjamin The March 7th Peace Delegation to Gaza grows to 50 including Alice Walker â Medea Benjamin reports on why they are going back. Overview: Peace activist Medea Benjamin joins us to talk about the significance of her return visit to Gaza on March 7th with an international delegation...
Keywords: Medea Benjamin; returns to Gaza March 7; 2009; Gaza War; Israel; Israeli Defense Forces; aid to Gaza; blockade; Richard Falk; Nour Kharma; Gaza needs aid for starving children; International Women's Day